Recent News

June 10, 2019
L. Ross Love Scholarship Breakfast & Reflection

Every year, the L. Ross Love Scholarship Fund assists African American students graduating from Cincinnati Public Schools who are enrolled in a four-year degree accredited university or college. The scholarship committee selects students who demonstrate leadership potential, initiative, passion and motivation

March 06, 2019
United Way Designates Board Leadership Programs to Local Non Profits

At United Way, we believe strongly in connecting solid leaders to opportunities to serve on boards of directors of our local non-profit organizations. For many years, United Way offered this opportunity through BOLD — Board Orientation & Leadership Development. A more recent initiative, BoardBank was launched by United Way and a number of community partners in late 2017.

February 11, 2019
A Wish Come True

Bryce Foster is a 23 year old mother in our community who, up until last year, was working a job in retail and caring for her daughter, Kaysen. The family’s dynamic changed drastically when Kaysen was diagnosed with a genetic disorder that led to significant health challenges, including developmental delays and seizures.

January 17, 2019
Longtime United Way Donor Designates Million Dollar Gift To Greater Cincinnati Community

United Way of Greater Cincinnati received a donation of 1 million dollars from former Cincinnati resident, board member, and corporate executive Dave Walker and his wife, Debbie.

August 13, 2018
United Way's Development Officer Advances After 23 Years in Greater Cincinnati

After more than 20 years as a development officer for United Way of Greater Cincinnati, Chris Martin was promoted to president and CEO of United Way of San Antonio & Bexar County in Texas.

June 26, 2018
A Day of Action to Help Families

More than 100 volunteers came together for United Way's Day of Action to assemble 300 "Welcome Home" kits for families moving into new homes. The kits included household items like cleaning supplies, laundry detergent, a first aid kit, hygiene products and linens.

May 25, 2018
Rob Reifsnyder Says Farewell

As he prepares to retire on May 31, United Way president and CEO Rob Reifsnyder reflects on his amazing 43-year career with United Way, including 18 years as CEO here in Greater Cincinnati.

May 07, 2018
Our Next President and CEO

Following a six-month nationwide search, United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s Board of Directors has chosen Michael Johnson, now president & CEO of Boys & Girls Club of Dane County in Madison, Wisconsin, as its next president & CEO. He will take the role July 9.

April 05, 2018
Five Ways 2-1-1 Can Make Your Life Easier

Whether you’re searching for information, or a resource for someone in the community, chances are that dialing 2-1-1 can solve your problem for free. Here are five ways 2-1-1 can make your life easier.

November 10, 2017
Cincinnati Plays Host to United Way Worldwide Women United Summit

From October 18-20, over 200 philanthropic women leaders from communities all throughout the United Way network were convened in Cincinnati for the United Way Worldwide Women United Summit to share ideas and inspiration for driving lasting community change.

November 10, 2017
Rob Reifsnyder, President and CEO of United Way of Greater Cincinnati, Announces Retirement

Rob Reifsnyder, president and CEO of United Way of Greater Cincinnati, announced on Friday, November 10 that he will retire in May 2018 after leading one of the area’s largest and most influential nonprofits for 17 years.

June 29, 2017
A Day of Action For Our Children

On Wednesday, June 21, United Way partnered with Cincinnati Bell and more than 70 other local companies and organizations to Stuff the Streetcar with school supplies and classroom items for the Cincinnati Preschool Promise.

May 04, 2017
We All Must Work Together to Produce Results and Improve Lives

United Way of Greater Cincinnati president Rob Reifsnyder recently authored an op-ed in the Cincinnati Enquirer discussing the many collaborative efforts in our community to improve lives in the areas of education, financial stability and health.

August 17, 2016
Kicking Off the 2016 Community Campaign

Spend your lunch break with United Way on August 24. Join us for the kickoff of United Way’s 2016 community campaign from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Fountain Square in Downtown Cincinnati.

July 29, 2016
Longtime Marketing VP Aquino Retiring from United Way

Carol Aquino is retiring July 31 as vice president of marketing at United Way of Greater Cincinnati after 45 years with United Way, the last 36 in Cincinnati.